2017-11-16

LG OLED ‘Cinema House’ Brings Ultimate Home Entertainment Experience to Chicagoland

“Serious TV Watchers” across Chicagoland will be treated to a unique, immersive consumer experience this weekend thanks to the “LG OLED TV Cinema House.” Powered by Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, it combines the superior audio-visual performance of LG OLED 4K TVs with Dolby high dynamic range (HDR) and advanced audio technologies.
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2017-11-16

Korean Panel Industry Affected Little by Earthquake, Says TrendForce

At 2:29 p.m. on November 15 of South Korea's local time (1:29 p.m. of Taiwan's local time), a 5.5-magnitude shock struck Korea's east coast. The epic center is located at 9 kilometers north to Pohang City, North Gyeongsang Province. Its depth was about 9 kilometers deep. About this surprising incident in Korea, WitsView, a division of TrendForce, analyzed that it influenced very little to the entire panel industry.
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2017-10-31

LG Display's OLED Panel Shipment Will Increase in 4Q17, CFO Says

LG Display reported on October 25 unaudited earnings results based on consolidated K-IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) for the three-month period ending September 30, 2017.
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2017-10-31

LG Display Flicks Switch on OLED in Europe, Targets Premium TV Market

LG Display sees the European market as a critical battleground for premium TVs and is committing heavily in the region to ensure that OLED technology is at the top of consumers’ consideration list this holiday season.
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2017-09-29

LG Display to Mass Produce OLED Light Panels That Last for 30,000 Hours

OLED panels manufactured by LG Display are regarded as high-quality products, which has already been proven by LG's OLED TV and recently-launched V30 smartphone. However, LG did not limit the adoption of its OLED panels in the range of consumer electronics. Recently, LG has presented OLED lighting panels as desk lamps.
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2017-09-18

LG and Samsung Invest €25 Million in CYNORA’s OLED Material Development

CYNORA, a Germany-based provider of highly efficient organic emitter materials for OLEDs, announced that the two Korean tech giants have decided to support CYNORA on its way to becoming a major player for OLED emitting materials.
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2017-07-09

OLED Displays for All New iPhones in 2018? Sharp & JDI Might Find It Heart-Pounding

It has been spreading like crazy that in 2H17 three iPhone models- the high-end iPhone 8 featuring an OLED display, iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus that continue to use LCD displays- will hit the shelves. Latest sources leaked Apple might increase OLED display use in its products and all the three new iPhones to roll out in 2018 are likely to sport OLED displays. That possibly implies orders Apple places with LCD display providers Sharp and Japan Display Inc. (JDI) would plummet. It will be much of a shock to JDI which earns over 50% of its revenue from Apple’s phone screen demand.
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2017-07-06

Sumitomo Chemical Develops New OLED Printing Technology to Halve Panel Production Cost

Sumitomo Chemical, the Japan-based chemical giant, is reported to have successfully developed new technologies to facilitate more cost efficient OLED display manufacture. According to Nikkei, the new materials and equipment the company introduced could possibly bring down the current production cost of OLED panels by 50%, which is able to further reduce the selling prices of OLED TVs and expand the penetration of OLED products.  
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2017-07-05

TrendForce Says Capacity Expansions from Chinese and Korean Panel Suppliers Will Raise AMOLED Penetration in Smartphone Market to Nearly 50% by 2020

The confirmation of Samsung Display (SDC) being Apple’s AMOLED panel supplier for the upcoming iPhone devices has spurred other smartphone brands and panel makers to aggressively invest in this display technology. The latest display market forecast by WitsView, a division of TrendForce, finds that AMOLED is set to become mainstream in the global smartphone market in the near future with the penetration rate reaching to almost 50% by 2020.
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2017-07-04

Apple Considering to Invest LG Display’s OLED Plant for iPhone Displays

It seems Apple is planning on finding one more source of OLED displays for its iPhone. The Korea Herald reported that last month Apple talked with LG Display to invest around USD 1.75-2.62 billion into its new OLED plant, called E6.
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2017-07-01

Chinese OLED Makers Challenge South Korean Ones by Announcing A Consolidated Production with 300% Growth

Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display lately has been receiving market attention. Not only have Korean companies been working on the development, but recently, according to BusinessKorea, even Chinese firms have jumped into the competition.
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2017-06-28

Accident at LGD’s Gen-8.5 Fab in South Korea Will Tighten Supply for Large-Size LCD Panels This Third Quarter, TrendForce Reports

LG Display (LGD) suffered a serious disruption to its production of large-size LCD panels on June 24, when a deadly accident occurred at its P8-1 panel fab in Paju, South Korea. The Gen-8.5 has been shut down for repair and investigation by the local authorities. WitsView, a division of TrendForce, states that this incident will have a major impact on the supply of large-size panels in the third quarter. While panel quotes have softened during the second quarter, the third quarter will see a return of seasonal demand from device vendors. The accident at P8-1 will contribute to a tightening of the supply and help prop up prices to some extent.
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2017-06-23

LG Display Unveils World’s First 77-inch Flexible and Transparent OLED Display

LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it has developed the world’s first 77-inch flexible and transparent OLED display. With this achievement, LG Display, recognized for its expertise in large-sized OLED technology, further reinforced its leadership in the global display industry.
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2016-12-16

LG Display Restructures to Focus on OLED Technology

LG Display is merging its businesses to specialize in OLED technology, a sector the company considers its next generation growth engine. To keep up with accelerated growth in the OLED market, the company intends to merge and restructure existing distributed business structure by product to optimize efficiency and synergy, reported Business Korea.
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2016-09-08

LG Display Showcases its OLED Light Panels at LG SIGNATURE Pavilion at IFA 2016

LG Display OLED light panels were installed at the LG SIGNATURE Pavilion, titled “The Art of Essence,” at IFA 2016 located on the grounds of Messe Berlin. The pavilion, in collaboration of LG Electronics and Jason Bruges Studio, was created to portray “the design philosophy and the core essence of sophistication and class” of the LG SIGNATURE products.
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2016-08-23

LG Display Customizes OLED Interior Lighting for Automobiles

LG Display has supplied OLED light panels to Chang’s Custom, a Korean car customizing company, to create the world’s first van equipped with OLED interior lighting.
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2016-07-28

LG Display Invests US $1.78M in Flexible OLED Display Production Line

LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it will invest KRW1.99 trillion (US $1.78 million) in a new 6th generation (1,500mm x 1,850mm) flexible OLED display production line in Paju, South Korea, as part of its preemptive efforts to change and lead the approaching era of flexible OLED screens for mobile devices.
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2016-07-21

IGNIS and LG Display Sign OLED Patent License Agreement

IGNIS Innovation (IGNIS), a Canadian emissive display technology company, announced the execution of a Patent License agreement with LG Display, the Seoul-based world-leading display manufacturer. Under the agreement, IGNIS will provide LG Display under a non-exclusive license, access to its circuit technology to enhance the performance of OLED displays. As recognized by the display industry leaders, circuit technology is crucial for today’s AMOLED applications including TV, IT, high resolution smartphone, virtual reality, automotive and next generation printing.
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2016-07-15

LG Display Optimistic About 2H16 Revenues as Panel Industry Rebounds

Is the long-anticipated rebound in the panel industry finally coming? South Korean panel maker, LG Display (LGD) CEO Sang Boem Han expressed on Wednesday that the market already showed signs of improvement. He expected that LGD's revenues will improve by second half of 2016.
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2016-07-07

LG Display Set to Mass Produce Plastic OLED Panels in 2017

LG Display announced it will initiate mass production of plastic OLED (POLED) panels in the first half of 2017, reported Korea Times.
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2016-05-03

LG Display Injects $123 M in OLED Panels for Lighting

LG Display will be investing another KRW 140 billion (US $123 million) into mass producing OLED panels for lighting during first half of 2017, reported Nikkei Asian Review.
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2016-04-08

Hot Picks of the Week April. 4-8

Highlights this week: Apple has dropped Osram Licht from its list of top 200 suppliers and added Royal Philips to its supply chain, ahead of the release of the iPhone 7.
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2016-04-08

LG Display Injects US $1B in Construction of OLED Display Module Factory in Vietnam

LG Display announced that the company has inked a deal to construct a display module assembly factory in Hai Phong, Vietnam, reported Reuters.
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2016-03-17

LG Display to Construct 5th Generation OLED Manufacturing Plant in South Korea

LG Display announced that it will invest in a new OLED light panel manufacturing facility. The planned facility will be the first 5th generation (1000 x 1200mm) OLED light panel manufacturing plant in the world. It is to be located in the South Korean city of Gumi, where it will produce a range of OLED light panels.
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2016-03-14

LG Display Showcases Cutting-edge OLED Light Products and Solutions at Light+Building 2016

LG Display announced today that it is showcasing its latest advanced OLED light products and solutions at Light+Building 2016, one of the leading global trade fairs for lighting and building services technology, in Frankfurt, Germany, from March 13thto 18th. 
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2016-03-09

LG Display Rumored to be Supplying OLED Display Solutions to Mercedes-Benz New E-Class

Mercedes-Benz, the leading luxury car maker, might be the first to adopt innovative OLED display solutions from LG Display in its vehicles, industry sources told Yonhap News.
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2016-01-28

LG Display to Supply OLEDs for Furniture Applications

LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies and an OLED lighting panel manufacturer, announced that it will supply OLED panels to ilroom, a specialized home furniture brand of the Fursys Group, a leading office furniture company in Korea.
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2015-12-17

LG Display to Focus on OLED Lighting as Next Growth Engine

LG Display will initiate its OLED lighting business operations, which was acquired from LG Chem, and focus on promotion as its next growth engine, reported Business Korea.
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2015-11-27

LG Display Starts Scaling up OLED Production Following Multi-billion Plant Investment

LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it will invest KRW1.84 trillion (US $ 1.60 billion) to begin building a new  panel plant in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, Korea, with production expected to commence in the first half of 2018.
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2015-10-20

LG Realigns OLED Lighting Business under Display Arm

LG announced subsidiary LG Display will be taking over LG Chem’s OLED lighting business on Monday, as part of its OLED realignment strategy reported The Korea Times and Yonhap News.
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